WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
Cap•si•an (kap′sē ən),USA pronunciation adj. [Archaeol.]
- Archaeologyof or designating an Epipaleolithic culture of northwestern Africa, characterized by the use of geometric microlithic tools.
- French capsien, equivalent. to Caps(a), Latin name of Gafsa, town in Tunisia near which tools of the culture were discovered + -ien -ian
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